SunWest Builders wins bid
As part of the project, the contractor will take out the boiler system and put in a heating and air conditioning system.
Sun West Builders, located in Bend and Redmond, was the lowest bidder at $619,000, but 509-J negotiated to the amount of $498,000. Through value engineering negotiations with SunWest Builders, the district has value engineered $121,000 from the original bid amount of $619,000.
When all bonds and insurance are determined to be acceptable, a preconstruction meeting will be held to begin the project.
The district had originally estimated the Madras Primary HVAC construction project at $350,000.